Government should be commended for good work done - Uutoni


Urban and Rural Development Minister Erastus Uutoni believes the government should also be commended when it does good and not just be permanently criticised.

Uutoni says it is unfair to accuse the government of not doing anything to develop Namibia since independence.

Making the remarks at the inauguration of a N$1,8-million government office at Wlotzkasbaken settlement, Uutoni believes the government is doing great work in some areas.

Phase two of construction of road linking Okorukambe and Epukiro ready


The Minister of Works and Transport, John Mutorua, officially handed over a site for the construction of phase two of the road that will link the Okorukambe and Epukiro constituencies in the Omaheke Region.

The nine-kilometre phase two of the low-volume seal standard is expected to commence midway through next month.

The project is set to cost N$29 million, and it will provide jobs to fifty locals.

Baby's remains goes missing from Windhoek State Mortuary


The body of a baby boy reportedly went missing under mysterious circumstances from the Windhoek State Mortuary.

The child was born on Christmas Day last year.

The baby's mother, Petra Pienaar, is in the midst of trauma.

In December of last year, she gave birth to a baby boy on Christmas Day.

Her joy was short-lived, as she was soon informed by medical staff at Katutura State Hospital that her son was born with his umbilical cord around his neck, restricting his blood flow.

Home Affairs Minister launches 'Visa Upon Arrival' at Trans-Kalahari Border Post


Namibia's Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety, and Security, Dr. Albert Kawana, launched the 'Visa Upon Arrival" at the Trans-Kalahari Border Post in the Omaheke Region.

Dr. Kawana says that about 47 countries are granted visas upon arrival in Namibia.

Dr. Kawana stated at the launch that such tasks require determination and commitment from immigration officials.

He says that the initiatives will also boost the country's economic aspects as a tourist destination.